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Jan 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
so-called personhood measures, that there were votes on this in colorado and mississippi where they come out and they say, "what we're really trying to do is create complete separation of eggs, embryos, and fetuses from the pregnant women, authorize the state to use that as an excuse to control pregnant women," people say, "no way." >> but in alabama, the state supreme court in alabama has interpreted the term "child" to apply to fertilized eggs and embryos. which means, doesn't it, that women can be prosecuted for endangering the fetuses? >> and that is what it does mean. and that's not -- what that was, and it's very interesting that you should raise that, that was judicial activism. and what they did was they judicially enacted a personhood measure. had they put it to a vote to the citizens, we trust that, like in mississippi, people in alabama would've voted it down. this is rank, judicial abuse of power. >> we've seen devastating cuts in state budgets on women's health issues across the country. most dramatically in my home state of texas, which is governed, as you probably kno
Jan 21, 2013 8:00am PST
sky since the appalachian and the plains of majesty and mississippi and colorado works their way to the sea, thank the work of our hands. finishing one more report for the boss on time, stitching another wound or uniform, the first brush stroke on a portrait or the last floor on the freedom tower jutting in to the sky that yields to our resilience. one sky, toward which we sometimes lift our eyes, tired from work, some days guessing at the weather of our lives, some days giving thanks for a love that loves you back. sometimes praising a mother who knew how to give or forgiving a father who couldn't give what you wanted. we head home through the rain and weight of snow or the plum blush of dusk but always, always home, always under one sky our sky and always one moon like a silent drum tapping on every rooftop and every window of one country, all of us facing the stars, hope a new constellation waiting for us to map it. waiting for us to name it together. [ applause ] >> richard blanco you can go to the "newshour" website for the interview that aired last week. very fascinating fella
Jan 14, 2013 6:30pm PST
prospects for shippers on the mississippi river. the shipping super-highway has been closed because of a severe drought. low water has squeezed the flow of billions of dollars worth of cargo, like grain, oil and coal, on the nation's busiest river. but now the mississippi river could re-open in two weeks thanks to lots of rain across the mid-west. >> tom: lots of good news for those folks in the midwest, certainly. >> susie: that's "nightly business report" for monday, january 14. have a great evening everyone, and you too tom. >> tom: goodnight susie, we'll see you online at: and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh
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